Today I’m going to show you how to crochet the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch. It’s a great variation to the regular half double crochet.
The stitch offers some unique texture, and showcase a lovely Herringbone patterning as the rows slants sideways.
The Herringbone hdc is great for crochet garments, such as this Crochet Cardigan with Pockets, but can also be used for crochet projects such as baby blankets, scarves, afghans, dishcloth and so much more.
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FOR THIS TUTORIAL I USED:
- This pattern is a multiple of 1 stitches. Add 1 for base chain.
TO MAKE A 15 cm x 15 cm / 6 x 6 INCH SQUARE
To make this swatch, with the hook & yarn give, I needed to crochet:
- Ch 22 st, for a total of 21 stitches per row.
- 20 rows.
HERRINGBONE HALF DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH TUTORIAL:
Find written & photo tutorial below.
Yarn over, insert hook in next st, yarn over, pull through stitch, pull through first loop on hook, yarn over, pull through both loops on hook.
Start rows with chain 2, counting as 1 stitch.
End rows with a regular half double crochet and turn.
CROCHET PATTERNS USING THIS STITCH:
Free crochet patterns:
I hope you liked this tutorial teaching you how to crochet the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch. I hope you’ll enjoy crocheting some herringbone patterns after learning this stitch.
If you like this stitch, you may also like the Herringbone Double Crochet Stitch.